Category Archives: NASA

IS SCIENCE FICTION BAD FOR US?

This article was originally guest-posted on the now defunct blog Grasping for the Wind in December of 2010. As I promised a few weeks ago, I’ll resurrect a few of those dozen or so posts, depending on how they’ve aged. … Continue reading

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A BREAK FOR SOME SCIENCE NEWS

Despite the doom and gloom that seems to have settled over the poor beleaguered U.S. of A. lately, there’s some fascinating things happening, news of which is buried somewhere under the presidential campaign that’s ripping the country apart at the … Continue reading

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ASKING QUESTIONS OF MY OUTLINE

Looking back at my outline for Bella Lucky and the Monsters of Methone, and having thought through the log line at least, it’s time to start layering some flesh on the bones of that extremely skeletal outline. Especially this early … Continue reading

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ARE YOU KEEPING UP?

In my classes on writing fantasy and science fiction I spend some time, for the benefit of the science fiction authors, talking about technology. I’m certainly not the first person to point out that good science fiction isn’t really about … Continue reading

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NASA FUTURE FORUM

Last Friday, December 9th, I sat in on a series of discussions at Seattle’s Museum of Flight. The NASA Future Forum brought together a group of experts on space and aviation to discuss the future of both manned and unmanned … Continue reading

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